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Franco's Ristorante Italian

) #232 of 638 Restaurants in Dayton ££ - £££ Italian
824 E 5th St, Dayton, OH 45402-2218
+1 937-222-0204
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible14%
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“spaghetti” (9 reviews)
“steak” (4 reviews)
“sandwiches” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
££ - £££
824 E 5th St, Dayton, OH 45402-2218
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I ate dinner here with friends. We were seated promptly and the server was very friendly. She answered all of our questions about meals on the menu. Everyone at our table was extremely satisfied with their meal choices. The food was served...More

Thank JerryOXeniaOhio
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Awful food. Not all the place it used to be. Not fresh, not homemade, over priced, and terrible service. Food came out still frozen at parts. I can microwave a frozen Italian dinner better then they can. STAY AWAY!!

Thank Gregory D
Reviewed 27 May 2017

I call this the best Italian in Dayton! Its an older facility but well kept. The service is a little slower than what you get a Olive Garden, but so what, enjoy some wine and time with good friends. I had the eggplant with marinara...More

Thank Susan955
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Long time Italian restaurant. Excellent food, excellent service, fair prices. Would highly recommend if you enjoy Italian food.

Thank Bill C
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

I ate at Franco's for dinner following a graduation. The service was excellent, but the food was so-so. Huge portions, though. I had manicotti, which was lackluster and clearly had been frozen for a while. Just plain ricotta inside, no spicing. Others had veal parmigiana,...More

Thank Athena222
Reviewed 19 February 2017

The food here is average nothing really to speak of. I really would not recommend this place for Italian not just for the flavors but for the price of it. They get a good crowd but being from an Italian family this is not like...More

Thank mocpgc
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

If you hunger for some good Italian Franco's will deliver. The restaurant seems to continue to serve great Italian food a reasonable service

Thank Mortgageman9000
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Francos is an excellent Italian restaurant, with an authentic Italian atmosphere. The bar is cozy and comfortable and serves many authentic Italian wines. The food and service are great. We love this restaurant and highly recommend it. It truly is a Dayton, Ohio gem.

Thank DayJax
Reviewed 8 January 2017

Classic Italian restaurant founded by off-the-boat Italian owner who wanted to treat Dayton to authentic Italian. The decor was a bit heavy with an East Coast feel. The food was mostly standard Italian dishes we all recognize, but deliciously prepared and in quantities to satisfy...More

Thank HonomuRick
Reviewed 4 January 2017

If the prices were lower, we would have been happy. Or with the prices high, if the meal was other than standard, we would have been happy. The food wasn't bad, but it was not great. The prices are far too high for the meal...More

Thank Laura F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 824 E 5th St, Dayton, OH 45402-2218
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Dayton
  • Phone Number: +1 937-222-0204
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